The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.05.11)

August 5th, 2011 - 5:29 pm
Jay Cutler is getting more comfortable in Year 2 of Mike Martz's offense.

Jay Cutler is getting more comfortable in Year 2 of Mike Martz's offense.

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 5, 2011, including Jay Cutler’s progress in Year 2 of the Mike Martz offense, Olin Kreutz’s signing with the New Orleans Saints, and Rod Marinelli’s recovery mission with Amobi Okoye and Vernon Gholston.

Cutler in comfort zone with offense
Cutler in comfort zone with offense

Free agents practice for the first time
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – In terms of fans, Thursday night’s padded practice in Bourbonnais was the most well attended so …

New Bear Gholston: ‘I was tired. I’m not going to lie.’
Fri Aug 5 16:19:00 2011
BOURBONNAIS — Vernon Gholston finally got a chance to catch his breath.

New QB rating tough on Cutler
Fri Aug 5 16:10:46 2011
<!–photo1–>BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — ESPN’s new Total Quarterback Rating (QBR) provides a new and more meaningful way to …

New Orleans Player News Update: Saints Lure C Olin Kreutz to NOLA
Fri Aug 5 15:15:02 2011
Six time Pro Bowl center for the Chicago Bears, Olin Kreutz, has reportedly signed a one year deal with the New Orleans Saints …

Olin Kreutz turned down more money to sign with New Orleans Saints
Fri Aug 5 14:32:54 2011
Former Bears center Olin Kreutz has signed a …

Olin Kruetz Signs with the New Orleans Saints
Fri Aug 5 14:00:17 2011
Former Chicago Bear great Olin Kreutz has signed a one-year contract with the New Orleans Saints for a reported two-million …

N.F.L. All Time Draft – The Draft
Fri Aug 5 12:54:08 2011
N.F.L. All Time Draft – The Draft

Saints snag Olin Kreutz
Fri Aug 5 12:29:50 2011
The New Orleans Saints have picked up a significant addition to their offensive line. Former Bears center Olin Kruetz has …

Ex-Bears center Kreutz lands with Saints
Fri Aug 5 12:29:00 2011
BOURBONNAIS — Less than a week after Chicago Bears general manager Jerry Angelo gave Olin Kreutz a take-it-or-leave-it offer …

Olin Kreutz turns down more money to join Saints
Fri Aug 5 12:17:59 2011
Former Bears center Olin Kreutz has signed a one-year deal with the New Orleans Saints. Kreutz will make close to $4 million in …

Ex-Bears leader Kreutz signs with Saints
Fri Aug 5 11:49:48 2011
Former Chicago Bears Pro Bowl center Olin Kreutz said he’d still play if he found a contender. He did. Kreutz has reached …

Jay Cutler says Devin Hester having an “unbelievable” camp
Fri Aug 5 08:31:09 2011
BOURBONNAIS — The Bears unveiled some new weapons on Thursday, most notably receiver Roy Williams and running back Marion …

Bears??? Rod Marinelli on recovery mission with Vernon Gholston, Amobi Okoye
Fri Aug 5 07:08:10 2011

The Bears Den: August 5, 2011
Fri Aug 5 07:01:31 2011
“…where we get our giddy up.” Free agents practice for the first time | chicagobears.com Larry Mayer: More than a dozen …

Training Camp Update
Fri Aug 5 06:32:13 2011
Training Camp Update From Michael Wright of ESPN Chicago. Highlights include Omiyale getting run over by Gholston, Spaeth …

Don’t bet against Bears running back Matt Forte
Fri Aug 5 02:16:04 2011
Matt Forte made his NFL aspirations known when he first …

Saint Olin? Kreutz Could be Heading to New Orleans
Fri Aug 5 01:40:15 2011
The way he’s been canonized around here in Chicago, it might only be fitting for Olin Kreutz to end up with the New …

Okoye adds intrigue to Bears’ defensive line
Fri Aug 5 00:01:00 2011
BOURBONNAIS – A top 10 draft pick in the NFL almost always goes one of two ways.

Bears’ Harrison still a spectator
Fri Aug 5 00:00:00 2011
BOURBONNAIS – Despite his size, Bears defensive tackle Marcus Harrison has found a way to squeeze into the coaches’ doghouse.